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Nasturtiums seed themselves readily every year making a riot of colour in our garden. Hence the title.

Camera:Fujifilm Finepix S7000
Recording media:Digital
Title:Cheap 'n' Cheerful
Username:Val Prowse Val Prowse
Uploaded:23 Jan 2007 - 9:02 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, Nasturtium
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AnnaBanana
23 Jan 2007 - 9:08 AM

Bright and cheerful - I really like nasturtiums and always make sure I have a little patch of them in my garden. Lovely shot.

Anna Smile

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deavilin
deavilin  10322 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2007 - 9:20 AM

Wonderful detail in these two, what settings did you useSmile

Charlotte

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
23 Jan 2007 - 9:27 AM

Colourful and eyecatching, just the thing to brighten up a cold morning

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
23 Jan 2007 - 3:27 PM

Anna, Charlotte and Alan, thank you for your kind comments, I really appreciate them. Charlotte, the settings were: Shutter speed 1/6 Aperture f2.8, exposure 1/58.

Val

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graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2007 - 4:14 PM

Yep Great Like it

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2007 - 5:46 PM

It deserves more attention than it's had so far
Mike

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
23 Jan 2007 - 5:57 PM

It's certainly bright enough Mike! Thanks for your comment and you too Robin.

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Possum
Possum  7148 forum posts England
23 Jan 2007 - 9:49 PM

Beautiful vibrant colour, and wonderful close-up work. Just love these cheery flowers.
Allie

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2007 - 10:13 PM

as above Val!!!
keith

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
24 Jan 2007 - 10:28 AM

Allie and Keith, thank you for your comments, I really appreciate them.

Val

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Malc_V
Malc_V  8 England
24 Jan 2007 - 10:48 PM

Wonderful close up, gorgeous colours.
Brilliant light and detail and very nicely presented.

Malc.

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pamelajean Critique Team 8754 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1587 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2007 - 1:34 AM

Stupendous, lovely colours and light, wow!

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
25 Jan 2007 - 9:35 AM

Thanks Malc and Pamela. They have such a variety of brilliant colours and make a real splash in the garden.

Val

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2007 - 10:40 AM

Wonderful shot of these lovelies. Nasturtiums are such a delight in the garden, they just seem to romp around!

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
25 Jan 2007 - 11:41 AM

Good description Joline! Thanks for your nice comment.

Val

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Hawkgenes
Hawkgenes  9 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2007 - 3:51 PM

A lovely image Val, especially at this time of year. I like the detail and the wonderful colours you have achieved.

Hawk

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
31 Jan 2007 - 9:10 PM

Thanks Hawk. There's not much colour in the garden at the moment so I thought I would upload one from last summer.

Val

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JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2007 - 3:39 PM

Lovely to look at anytime, but moreso in mid winter Val, excellent camera work and presentation. Agree with Mike!
Rgds., Jim

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
8 Feb 2007 - 9:53 AM

Thanks Jim, it does brighten up a grey day; hence the background colour!

Cheers Val

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Leo
Leo  1245 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 4:16 PM

I like the subtle lighting behind the petals Val, it's really luminescent.

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Leo

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Val Prowse
Val Prowse e2 Member 11Val Prowse vcard England
12 Feb 2007 - 5:18 PM

Thanks Leo, it does add to the image. Nice and bright, almost blinding in fact LOL

Cheers Val

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